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Rural Camp Schools. PLACE IN EDUCATION SCHEME. [Newspaper Article] — The Urana Independent and Clear Hills Standard — 13 June 1913
Rural Camp Schools. PLACE IN EDUCATION SCHEME. Speaking at a complimentary dinner tendered to the farmers at Richmond, in recognition of their assistance to the rural camp schools, the Minister for Education (Sir. Cnrmichael) said:—" 1 am pleased to be here in order to personally thank the farmers of Rich mond, on behalf of the department, for the cordial assistance they have given in connection with the rural camp schools, with all their advantages', would not bo possible. There is no phase of tho Education Department's activities that is of more importance to the national development of Aus tralia than the trend given to school pupils to go on tho land. I have had some figures taken out for the last six months of 1912, and I find that of 4198 boys, of whom records wore taken on leaving school, 1069 intimated their intention of taking up agricultural pursuits. Of these only 46 came from the metropolitan district, 61 came from Parramatta district, 101 from Newcastle and llaitland di...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Urana Independent and Clear Hills Standard — 13 June 1913
SUFFERED ACUTELY. "For about throo months I suffered , acutely from liver trouble," writos .Mf. ' W. H. Capon, "Turilvillo," Turill, N.S. W. " Mr. T. McDarmott of McDermott I and Son, recommended me to try Cham i berlain'a Tablets, which I did. They , were the only medicine that could re I Iiove me—in fact they completely ^cured mo rerj tjnic'ly," Sold cwsryTrbsaa, (For. the town and district of .Urana.) v-Is: published weekly on Fridays and is liberally. supplied Mwith reading matter. The latest general information, matters of interest socially, reports of all local meetings and functions, latest land intelligence, reports of land board meetings, reports of all district stock markets,.and othersmatters of local interest. Whilst, it is a A Live Advertising Medium. Sti&scriptlon : '4s per quarter : 15s.perannum in.advance. ^Josted. Jfree to anv^addresstipomapplication. , naDnnnnnannDaDDnBnDD lf; you do not already Subscribe .to,your local newspaper, possibly it, is that you d...
Railway Timetable. [Newspaper Article] — The Urana Independent and Clear Hills Standard — 13 June 1913
Railway Timetable. the, Down Ex at 7.26 p.m., p.ni train a® " The-service will be by press. train leaving Sydney instead of bv the 10.5 p formerljo -DOWN, SYDNEY TheRock Tootool ■ French Park Milbralong Napior Lockhart Long Park Boree Creek, 'Mucra Collirel URANA URANA Uranagong Coorabin DAKLANDS =DP. OAKLANDS Coorabin Uranagong Urana Cullivel Mucra Boree Creek Long Park, Lockhart Napier Milorulong French Park Tootool THE ROCK SYDNEY . arrive 6*10 Up Mail leaves The Rock at 4.52 p.m. fDaily, Saturdays excepted,1 from: Sydney ♦On Sundays arrives Sydney 6.26 - am. t Calls to pick np and set'down passer Rors, '- when: required. pjn. depart 7f25 arrive. depart &lt;uu. ajn. 6;40 5.55 •;6tl8 -6J40 fa ■ 7t88 7.43 •&18 ;Sji§5 .9,80 i-,tf.40 lOt 15 arrive'10.45 -depart 11.15 lli89 11.57 ..arrive... 18.85 'arrive. depart ' vn. s.m. ,9.60 10.7 10.85 11.0 •11.80 11.50 uPJii. : rpja 13.5 .12.85 1.14 1±44 -8,16 li45 i»57 8.17 8141 3*69 ' '4.80 4.52
The Urana Independent PUBLISHED EVERY FRIDAY. TELEPHONE NUMBER, 28. FRIDAY, JUNE 13, 1913. SETTLEMENT OF CROWN LANDS. [Newspaper Article] — The Urana Independent and Clear Hills Standard — 13 June 1913
ihtUimufifttt PUBLISHED EVERY FRIDAY. TELEPHONE NUMBER. }|23 !• ' i ... FRIDAY-,. JUNE 13, 1913. SETTLEMENT OF CROWN ";V LANDS : . ' ' The . Government is. naaking a very' large advertisement about opening 2i million acres of.Crowjn Lands between Wyalong and Lake Cudgellic.o, for lease in 1000 acre blocks, along a proposed line of -railway costing £230,000, without extras, to build. For eight suc cessive years Closer Settlement has been the bait held out by each successive Government in turn, but as yet very little has been i actually accomplished. The re sumption of estates policy estab lished by the Liberal Government proved highly successful in the Corowa electorate, where several large estates have been settled and now prosperous little town ships exist, notably Walla Walla, and Boree Creek, and this policy could, with advantage, have been followed up by the McGowen Ministry after them. Wnat makes the people doubtful of the Govern ment's sincerity in Clbser Settle ment matters, ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Urana Independent and Clear Hills Standard — 13 June 1913
Commonwealth 4||5 Bank of HustraUa Branches are open for the transaction ol Qonoral Banking Businos8 throughout Australia 11 undir: Now South Waloa—Sydney and Canberra. Victoria—Melbourne. Queensland—Itrisbano and Tovnsville. South Australia-Adelaide. Western Australia— Pcrlli Tasmania-Hobort. /nd at Egypt House, 30-33 New Hro.vl Street, London Cable remittances made to, Mid drafts drawn on foreign places dircut. -Foreign Hills negotiated and collected. ! ^ttera of Credit and Circular N'otes issued to any part of the world. Hill* negotiated or forwarded for collection, flanking: and Exchange Business of -very description transacted within the Commonwealth United Kingdom and foreign counties. SAVINGS BANK DEPARTMENT Agencies are open In practically all Post Offices which issue Money Orders in tho Australian Commonwealth and Papua. Withdrawals on demand may be effected for rams up to£10atany OiHoe within '.ho Commonwealth II Minimum °/ Rato of Interest on /" Daposit o Daposit Vni Jutr...
Land Available. [Newspaper Article] — The Urana Independent and Clear Hills Standard — 13 June 1913
Land Available. ;It is.notified th«t on 30t.h June, .and until 5th July iuclusivp, there will bo como availnhle for selection as Crown 1 Letsea four blocks, within four to eight miles of Urona. The land available is situated on the Jorildoiio rond, the four blocks having frontage to this ro&lt;ul and travelling Btock route, extending from the western boun I dnry of Mr Skene's Urina Station to the eastern boundary of Messrs D. and W. Gibbs' Cocketgodong Station. The land is nil on the fringe of the Urnna L-iko, particulars of Blocks — "A'- of 1370 acres ; '4 miles from Urana ; nnnnal rent' for the first period of 16 years £32 3d ; sur vey foe, £16 2s 2d ; half-year's rent nnd one-tenth survey fee £17 lis 6d j half year's rent nnd whole of survey fee, £31 3s 8&lt;?.—No improvements. " B" of . 1450 acres, 6 miles froin Urann, nnnml rent, £33 4s 7d ; survey foe, £15 7s 6(1 ; half-year's rent nnd one tenth survey fee, £18 3t Id ; half-year's rent nnd wliolo of survey fee,...
HOMESTEAD FARM AT LOCKHART [Newspaper Article] — The Urana Independent and Clear Hills Standard — 13 June 1913
HOMESTEAD FARM at LOGKHART There will also become available on 30th June, and. up to 5th July (applica tions with the Crown Land Agent at Uratl'i), n homestead firm of 153 acres 3 - rands, llj to 2 miles frem Lockhart town ship, on the Urnna road. Capital value £768 15s ; unnu'il rent £19 4a 5rl ; survey fee £4 10s. Improve ments—Half value, 6-wiro fence on part noith-nestern bouudaty and protective right in rabbit-proof -fence on eastern boundary £5 15a 9d, property of adjacent holders. The land is described as lovel country, led and utey soil ; shout. 07 acrospartly ringed box, bull oak, and pine forest, re mainder slightly crab-holey ; op&lt;-n plain no natural permanent surface water ■auplpy; suitable sites for storage tanks available. Mean annual rainfall about 19 inches. Suitable for cultivation of wheat etc., dairying, or.mixed firming. The Homestead Farm will be subject to the general. provisions of the Crown Lands Acts, and to l-he following sj ecial conditions:— (a...
WORKMEN'S BLOCKS AT BOREE CREEK. [Newspaper Article] — The Urana Independent and Clear Hills Standard — 13 June 1913
WOIlKMEN'S BLOCKS AT BOKEB CREEK. On lGth June and umil 21at .Tune, there will become uv.iil »ble nine suburban blueka fur workmen's homes, ranging in area from 10 to 13J ucren ; CApitnl value £50 tn £74 4s ; nniiuni rent £1 6s fc&lt;i £1 17s 2d j survey fees £2 5s to £2 7«. No improvements; .ill within a mile of Boree Greek township unci.rail way station. Foxes are reported to bo giving general troubla to stockowners in tlie Coonamble district. Lambs are being attacked, and in some parts the losses are said to be fairly severe. Mr. E. \V. Proctor, Btoclc inspector, says lie never saw rabbits so scarce as now in this district The district 'was alive •with, rabbits twelve months ago, but is now almost enetirely free of the pest. The dry weather, lie says,: did the • work, not the poison cart, and finding they have not rabbits to eat the fcxes are tackling the lambs. Mr.' C. H. Hoskins stated last week that the blast furnace at Lithgow wa3 getting on very nicely, and a tap of ...
Liberal Demonstration. [Newspaper Article] — The Urana Independent and Clear Hills Standard — 13 June 1913
' Liberal Demonstration. .••■A';united demonstration of the Lib-, orals from Riverina and tlio llumo: electorates is to be held in Wagga on . Friday, -next, 13th rJuiic. Messrs. Patten andvFalkiner will be present, also' the •Hdu. Jos'. Cook, the leader oMi > State Liberal .party, 'Mr. Wade, Messrs. Gould, iQador. of the. Federal Liberal party,; Milieu, aridOakes, and several of the other .successful candidates for the House of Representatives, togother with some of the Victorian Parliament. In 'the . morning there will be a short con ference. In the afternoon an "At Homo" .ivill be tendered to the ladies, and at "night a grand rally will take place. Short speeches are to be delivered und it is expected that the gathering will bo'" of a 'unique character. Any persons desirous of attending' are cordially in vited. Tickets of admittance have been issued to a host of electors, and those who havo not got them may apply .for same to the secretary of the Liberal League at Wagga. It is ...
THE HUME. [Newspaper Article] — The Urana Independent and Clear Hills Standard — 13 June 1913
THE HUME. Division'.- Lyno. Pucton Adelong '985 ... 609 Albury ■ . :... . ■ 1180 ...... 1111 Bethungra - 161 ... 161 Bin along . ;.. • 266 • ... • 274 Bownft ■■■ .95'.. .... 190 Ooolac 174 , ... Ill Cootawundra ... 777 ... 672 Corowa ... . ; 436... 509 Ouleairn ... ... 115 ... 258 Germanton ... - 318 ... 294 Gundasjai- ... 515 .... 406 Honty ■ ... ■ /216 ... 330 Howlong ... .194 ... 428 Jindera. ... . 290 ■. ... 857 Lookbart ■ ■ 292. ... 369 l'ha Book "... 198. . ... 272 Tho Rock, East ' 45 ... . 202 Tooma* • ... '86 ... 117. 'Jumbarumba 292 ... 234 Tumut . .... 647 ... 838 Wagga,'Wngga 1795 ... 1598 Total -9926 10,504 Majority for Patton, 578.
THE RIVERINA. [Newspaper Article] — The Urana Independent and Clear Hills Standard — 13 June 1913
THE RiVERINA. Division Falkiner Chanter Inf. Barmedmnn 359 .. 281 . . : 6 Bocrigan : 811 . .. 566 . . 18 Biiabi 328 .. 804 . . &lt; 7 Booligal 81 ... 58 . . 1 Carrathool . 116 .. 210 . . 8 Cudgellico 87 ./. • 97 . Coolaruon 1684. ..1163 . '. &lt; SD Buubalong 35 .. 75 .. Hay . 424 ... 646 . 18 Hillston . • 182 ... 290 . . 7 Jerildorio 108 .. 215 . Juneo 804 .. 990 . ! 89 Mulwala 620 .. 861- . . 11 Narandera . 1024 .. 1412 , . . 65 North Wagga. • 775 ... 402 . sTemora. 1175 .. 995 . ! 62 Urana 554 .. 449 • . . ■ 7 Wost WyaloDg 779 ... 805. . Whilton 288 .. 801. . Absentees. 633 .. 698 . Total 11,294 • 10,729 389 Falkinor leadiug by 665.
Lockhart Jockey Club Races. MUNRO WINS HANDICAP AND TOWN PLATE [Newspaper Article] — The Urana Independent and Clear Hills Standard — 13 June 1913
minsrito-wiNs handicap and town plate : The annual meeting o? tbe Lock-hart Jockey Club-toolc place this week, opening on Monday, and extending over yesterday.- The Gomm.tt.o were fortunate in having fine weather, tor, both days were,the most pleasant- we ' have had.during the past week or two. Yet, there was a keenness m the air, remindful chat June is a little late in the year for holding this meeting, and that any; conditions of weather might have been expected. As it has hap pened, the weather for this occasion has been favorable, but there was just that element of risk about it that the Committee must have noticed it. io avoid thiB risk other district Clubs are giving up tlieir June dates, in preference to Apr'.l or early _"'ny' 8° early consideration by the Locbbftr Committee, with a view to similar action, might be advisable. Monday beiug a nice sunny day, tbe attendance on the course was a fairly large one, and representative of the neighboring towns and stations. The lady s...
Bulk Handling of Wheat. RECOMMENDED BY VICTORIAN COMMISSION. SAVING OF PENNY PER BUSHEL ESTIMATED. MELBOURNE, Friday. [Newspaper Article] — The Urana Independent and Clear Hills Standard — 13 June 1913
, Bulk Handling of Wheat. . recommended by .victorian §®i- ' .commission. SAVING OP PENNY PER BUSHEL ESTIMATED. Y'Y V j • MELBOURNE, Friday. k The Victorian Wheat Commission .report was issued to-day. The evi dence, the Commissioners stated, showed an undercurrent of despair often indignantly expresssed concern ing "the exactions of the present sys tem upon farmers and farmers' labor and capital. Farmers ~"Enow they don't get a square deal along the line of the wheat's progress to "the bak eries, and it is a very disturbing ques tion with progressive farmers whether wheat growing pays in Australia un assisted by other branches of hus bandry. farmers' profits are always slender, and bag handling has reduc ed them still further. The Commis sion estimated that a saving of a penny per bushel could be effected by bulk handling, and recommended that bulk handling on the Canadian system be introduced. The new system will demand that elevators be erected at country stations. J. E. Davenport...
Sad Drowning Case at Lockhart. [Newspaper Article] — The Urana Independent and Clear Hills Standard — 13 June 1913
Sad; Drowning Case at Lockhart. .On Friday night inFormation was .brought la the Locklnirt Puhce • 'Blation ihut Iris Helen Duiis An driske, a 10 yourold daughter of Mr ; August Aiidiioke imd. met her death by druwmng. t3erg"ant G-rilfin ira :mediately neat out itud fouud tlie :roport only too true. On:Saturday n ..•magisterial enquiry was held by the •"v Coroner,- Dr Hamiltotv J.P., who returned verdict of neuidi/ut al drowsing. r ■ - -'I'he 'evnleneft taken -shywed tlmfc .« about 6 on Aridity -x-veuing ';Mrs Andriake le.ft;-l)or clilldrenin. f>t>e&lt; • house^as' usual- WhilebIih..: went. to milk the" cmv . ' Ou htir return. \:.alNbe-.-childie»,.withr.thd 'exception • :-of deceased.■were.o.play.ing.'.uh-tltu gar den, and in reply to her enquiries ablated they .did not.- know wh.ite Iris - was.-. A bout, tins"time 'Mr ;Aiidrfske. and the eldest, vboii -returned 1 from ■■■', workj; and- mt>' ituted; a search. *4 Notleinjjilluv.ti;ap.'r(>o»//v.nf.,t|ie under-; gro...
Federal Elections. [Newspaper Article] — The Urana Independent and Clear Hills Standard — 13 June 1913
Federal Elections. The latest about the elections is that Burns (Labor) has been practi cally returned for lllawarra by 154, with only 300 abseno votes to count. At Ballarat McGratii (Labor) beat McKay by 1G2 votoa. The state of parties now ib :—Lib eral 38, Labor 37. The position of. parties in the House of Representatives now practically depends upon Hume, where 2800 absentee votes are yet to be counted. In the Senate, Liberals still lead in New South Wales by a substantial majority, but in Victoria it is a close run between Liberals and Laborites the latter having aslightlead. West Australia, Queensland and Tasmania will evidently all return Labor. The Daily News of Monday, states that there are about 2800 absentee votes for the Hume yet to be counted. Apparently the Hume Beturning Officer is not in a big hurry. Such dilatoriness is not fair to either can didate. At Ballarat, according to 11. A. Johnston in the Argus, one man huB boasted that be voted 19 times.
JUNIOR FOOTBALL. [Newspaper Article] — The Urana Independent and Clear Hills Standard — 13 June 1913
I ' ti JUNIOR FOOTBALL Tim Daysdalo achoolhoys journeyed to • OaklnndH on Monday to try conclusions with the local boys and proved, once moro, thoir RUperiority. Tlio Oaklaiula hoys wore quite outclassed and woro un able to scorn a sinulu point, tho Daysdale tot'il hoittii 7 nuuls 7 bohiiida. Tho U.iyhdalu team was captained by II. Quilky and Oaklunda elected S Bodmer ay thoir captain. Although defeated tho local boya put up a plucky game, but they Invo a lot to learn before tlioy can hope to beat Days dole. Jitclt Kuachcrt acted na umpire for tho boya and tho ladies provided dinner and tea on the ground. \
Football. OAKLANDS v. LOCKHART. [Newspaper Article] — The Urana Independent and Clear Hills Standard — 13 June 1913
Football. oaklands v. look h >rt. 1'iii- lisst of fcho District Assooiuti'11 matches wore played on Saturday, when Oak lands visited Lockh'trt, and Boreo Crook journeyed to Tootool, A special train was ehat-toied for tho occasion, and Convoyed both ti anis and tlioir following t» thuir respective playing grounds. Tho Urana ton in hnd the byo. 'I no (J.MiuiiIs tnado a brilliant en' iy intotliu fm>tb ill iiiona, and defeated LotUi. rt without giviog tliein a "look in." To S'ly tlnt it was it surpriso put u it -mildly,. \v y tlio wind wan completely \taken out of -the sail's of the Lockhart 'toam, whilst supporters and players of ;tho Urana team present and who had ^previnusly- seen; ■ O-iklands- team could .;Beareely realise. their improvement, and ;Oiklatidi) players and supporters ihem solves could har,dly undoratnnd thuir good showing against tha Lock hurt team. Wo were takon to taken to task for reporting one-sidedlythe reoont Urana and . Oiklandsinatch. Wo roportod, however...
SECOND DAY. [Newspaper Article] — The Urana Independent and Clear Hills Standard — 13 June 1913
SECOND DAY. Yesterday wait .another K»od_ and the attendance good. Fields were excellent,|md finishes interesting. As on the first divy, everything went well and the officials are to be congratulat ed upon their very successful meeting. Financial, by the meeting wbbo good one, and Mr Jackson last evening anticipated n fair credit balance. The gate takings, ho said, were £02 ;for .the tirnt il'iy, and ;i;o3 tccond day, whilst the result, of ilie liist day's special train whs putixcieiit. to covor the guarantee required lor tho -two trains. . , ■ -. Results . . J 1. PUBLICAN'S PURSE. ot 15 Sovn. .7 furs.. Entry 9s, . !Y J. J. M'Gratb's Musetta, 8/JLO (Hyland) ,.j„ 1 J. J. Bowler's Rueful, 7,7- (P;iirKf hurst) '■ V . i: 2 G. Power's No News, 7.7 (Allat)- " 3; Heatherton, 8.2 (Waddups), also Btarted. ... ' Betting—2 to 1 on Musettn, 3.to 1 agst Rueful, 4 to 1 No News arid Heatherton! -- • The field kept well together, Musetta and Rueful taking the lead entering the Btjaight, and after a...